Expect Isolated Afternoon and Evening Thunderstorms Through the Weekend
Monsoonal weather patterns have moved into the Grand Canyon area decreasing fire danger. As a result, on Tuesday, July 8 at 8 a.m. fire managers lifted fire restrictions within Grand Canyon National Park. More »
Two Bats Collected in the Park Have Tested Positive for Rabies
One on the North Kaibab Trail and the other at Tusayan Ruin/Museum. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please call 928-638-7767. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. More »
If you plan on bringing a bicycle, be aware that in Arizona, bicycles are subject to the same traffic rules as automobiles.
Bicycle Rentals are available on the South Rim.
Bicyclist campsites are available in the park's campgrounds
Bicycles are prohibited
Bicycles are permitted
The Hermit Road Greenway Trail segment, between The Abyss and Hermit Rest, provides a bicycle path away from the road and, in places, along the rim.
Hermit Road Greenway Trail (2008)
are provided by by Bright Angel Bicycles and are located near the Visitor Center.
Did You Know?
Each year, thousands of hikers enter the Grand Canyon on the Bright Angel Trail. They follow a route established by prehistoric people for two key reasons: water and access. Water emerges from springs at Indian Garden, and a fault creates a break in the cliffs, providing access to the springs.